Leeks and smoked salmon combination makes a scrumptious quiche that can be served hot or cold, for lunch, a light dinner or as a snack.
Easy to make and if you use redy made pie crust, then it is super easy
150 g coldcubed butter
200 g flour
2 tbsp cold water
250 g smoked salmon
200 ml cream
Preheat oven to 200 C
Put flour into a mixing bowl with the cubed butter.With your fingers crumble the butter into the flour till you get the consistency as coarse sand.Add water, mix until dough is formed.Wrap the dough and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Roll the dough and place it in a pie dish, prick it with a fork or cover it with aluminum foil and place beans or peas on top. This is done so that the crust wont blow up.
Bake the crust at 200 ° C for about 10 minutes remove the aluminum foil and beans and bake for 5 minutes until it is lightly golden.
Cut smoked salmon into bite sized pieces and slice the leek into thin rings.
Distribute the salmond and leeks evenly around your crust.
Lightly beat the eggs in a bowl and add the cream and pour the egg / cream mixture over the salmon and leeks, pepper to taste.
Bake the pie in the middle of the oven at 180 C until the egg mixture is set, 20-25 minutes.
Serve hot or cold with chopped fresh parsley and a fresh crisp salad.
Sam: This tastes great mum.
Me: Thanks, haven’t you always liked spinach pie.
Son: Yes, but it still tastes great.
I just love this kid
(I love all my pride and joys)
Pies like these I some times make for a light dinner, a quick lunch or for the children’s lunch boxes.
They are quick and easy to make and makes a healthier meal for the children.
4 medium-sized pies
4 pie crusts, 15 cm/6 inches in diameter
500 g of spinach
1 finely chopped onion
chopped ham optional
1 pinch of nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste.
2 dl cream
Start by sauteing the chopped onions in a pan, then add the spinach and the rest of the ingredients except the eggs and cream. When everything is cooked set it a side to let it cool a bit.
In a separate bowl whisk the eggs and cream together and add the cooled spinach mixture and stir. Pour the mixture into the four pie crusts cover with some grated cheese and bake in a preheated oven on 180 C for about 20 minutes.
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